USA Are making assumptions appropriate when preparing tax returns?

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Hello, I am a bookkeeper for about 25 years. In preparing my 1120-C tax return for fiscal year ending 6/30/22, my CPA ignored the P&L and, instead, made an assumption (his words) of wages paid based on an - admittedly - incorrect memo on a SEP payment which indicated the payroll amount was "gross amount for fiscal year 2022" as of 5/12/22, which was 6+ weeks before end of fiscal year. Although the net income is correct and matches the net income on the P&L, the wage earnings and permits and fees (where he put balance from P&L payroll amount) are incorrect. When I asked if an amended return was warranted, he said "no amending necessary. All is good". Although my books are squeaky clean, I do not want anything to trigger an audit. My question: would a return with incorrect wage earnings trigger an audit? Thank you for the assist!
 
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Hello, I am a bookkeeper for about 25 years. In preparing my 1120-C tax return for fiscal year ending 6/30/22, my CPA ignored the P&L and, instead, made an assumption (his words) of wages paid based on an - admittedly - incorrect memo on a SEP payment which indicated the payroll amount was "gross amount for fiscal year 2022" as of 5/12/22, which was 6+ weeks before end of fiscal year. Although the net income is correct and matches the net income on the P&L, the wage earnings and permits and fees (where he put balance from P&L payroll amount) are incorrect. When I asked if an amended return was warranted, he said "no amending necessary. All is good". Although my books are squeaky clean, I do not want anything to trigger an audit. My question: would a return with incorrect wage earnings trigger an audit? Thank you for the assist!
How much are the fees, off by? What makes you think that this will trigger an audit?
 
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How much are the fees, off by? What makes you think that this will trigger an audit?
Thank you for your response. The fees are off by $4K, which were entered on the return as permits and fees. I don't know what the process IRS uses in determining if audit is warranted, but the payroll tax paid listed is less than was submitted as was the wage total.
 

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